By RJ McKay
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Woodmere Art Museum is now showing “We Speak: Black Artists in Philadelphia, 1920s-1970s.”READ MORE: Bruce Springsteen's Handwritten Lyrics To 'Born To Run' Sells For $44,000 At Julien's Auctions Music Icons Event
Rachel McCay, assistant curator, describes what you’ll see.
“There’s over 70 works in the exhibition. Paintings, photographs, prints, drawings and sculpture from the five decades that we’re focusing on, that explains how the institutions and cultural organizations of Philadelphia supported black artists.”READ MORE: DJ Jazzy Jeff Announces Residency At Rivers Casino Philadelphia
Rachel also talks about how they put the exhibition together.
“We narrowed it down through the curatorial focus, which was analyzing how the institutions and organizations supported black artists. So it was through that focus that we were able to distill the work down to a manageable amount that told interesting stories.”MORE NEWS: Former Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane Sent To Treatment For Alcohol Use After Probation Violation
For more information, visit: WoodmereArtMuseum.org